• I. Introduction
  • II. The Statutory Regime in Perspective
  • 1. General Overview
  • 2.1. The Concept of Affiliated Company
  • 2.2. The Legal Types of Affiliation Relationships
  • 2. The Regulatory Problem
  • 3. The Regulatory Conception
  • 3.1. The Purpose of the Law
  • 3.2. The Structure of the Law
  • III. Scope of Application
  • 1. Formal Scope of Application
  • 2. Spatial Scope of Application
  • 3. Substantive Scope of Application
  • IV. Relationship of Simple Participation
  • 1. The Legal Definition
  • 2. The Legal Consequences: the Duty of Communication
  • V. Relationship of Mutual Participation
  • 1. The Legal Definition
  • 2. The Legal Consequences
  • VI. Relationship of Domination
  • 1. The Legal Definition: the Concept of "Dominant Influence"
  • 2. The Legal Consequences: the Regulatory Imbalance
  • VII. Relationship of Group
  • 1. The Contract of Subordination
  • 2. The Contract of Horizontal Group
  • 3. The Total Domination
  • VIII. Corporate Groups in other Branches of Law